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PasswordBox.SecurePassword Property


Gets the password currently held by the PasswordBox as a SecureString.

 property System::Security::SecureString ^ SecurePassword { System::Security::SecureString ^ get(); };
public System.Security.SecureString SecurePassword { get; }
member this.SecurePassword : System.Security.SecureString
Public ReadOnly Property SecurePassword As SecureString

Property Value

A secure string representing the password currently held by the PasswordBox.


When you get the Password property value, you expose the password as plain text in memory. To avoid this potential security risk, use the SecurePassword property to get the password as a SecureString.

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